Mary Ann Mitchell

Female, (1833 - 1909)
FatherJohn James Welch Mitchell (1805 - 1852)
MotherMary Ann Allman (1815 - 1879)
BirthMary Ann Mitchell was born 22 January 1833 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. 
INFO BAPTISM. Baptisms in the parish of St. Philips, Sydney, County of Cumberland, N.S. Wales in the year 1833. Baptized 29 December 1833, #1362. born: 22 January 1833. Mary Ann, Daughter of John and Mary Mitchell of Sydney. John's profession: hairdresser. Bapt. by William Cowper. (NSWChurchRec LDS943951 p.91.) 
MarriageShe married Richard Broadley Farmar, son of Broadley Farmar and Hannah Bishop, 7 June 1851 in San Francisco, California. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. "In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen. Were united in the Bonds of Holy Matrimony, according to the Rites of the Church of California, Richard Broadley Farmer [sic] from Dover Engld and Mary Ann Mitchell, from Sidney -- in Grace Chapel, San Francisco, Californa, this seventh Day of June, in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred Fifty One. By me John L. Ver Mehr, Rector of Grace Church." (JDFarmarColl.) 
Exhibit PHOTO of Mary Ann Farmar. Bust portrait of mature woman with hair pulled back. Date probably in 1880s or 1890s. (SFFarmarColl.)
INFO PROPERTY TRANSFER. Daily Alta California, 3 Jan 1889, page 7. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS. "Richard B. Farmar to Mary A. Farmar, lot 22x70, W Stockton, 60.8 S of Greenwich and lot 25x100 SW cor of Fourteenth ave 150 SE of I st. gift." (AltaCalifCDN.) 
INFO SAN FRANCISCO CITY DIRECTORIES. 1890 to 1908. Listing each year (except 1895 and 1906) Farmar, Mary A. widow. The address for 1890-1896 is 1713 Stockton. For 1897-1908 2236 Post. (SFCityDirect.) 
INFO NEWSPAPER AD. San Francisco Call, 30 June 1891, p.5. "$160 Fine Fischer Piano. Inquire 1713 Stockton st." (SFCallCDN.) 
INFO NEWSPAPER AD. San Francisco Call 10 Apr 1892. "Oakland Newspaper Route for sale or to lease. Apply 1713 Stockton St. . . ." Probably a route begun umder father Richard Broadley Farmar's employment with SF News Co. and maintained by someine in the family after his death. (SFCallCDN 10 Apr 1892, p.6.) 
INFO PROPERTY TRANSFER. San Francisco Call, 14 Feb 1893. REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS. " Mary A. Farmar to Mary E. and Ada M. Farmar, lot on W line of Stockton street, 69:8 S of Greenwich, S 22 by W 70: also lot on SW line of Fourteenth avenue South, 150 SE of I street, SE 25 by SW 100: also lot on SW line of Fourteenth avenue South, 200 SE of I street, SE 25 by SW 100, block 285, South San Francisco Homestead and Railroad Association: gift." (SFCallCDN.) 
INFO US CENSUS 1900 (1 Jun 1900). California, San Francisco, 2236 Post St., Farmar, Mary A, head, w, f, b. Jan 1833, age 67, widow, mar 49 years; 9 children born, 4 living; b. Australia, parents b. England, to U.S. 1850, in U.S. 50 years, can read, write, speak English, owns house. Son Fred C., w, m, b. Jan 1856, age 43, single, b. Calif, father b. England, mother b. Australia, Journalist, can read, write, speak English. Daughter Mary E., w, f, b. Feb 1858, age 42, single, b. Calif, father b. England, mother b. Australia, School teacher, can read, write, speak English. Daughter Ada M., w, f, b. Jul 1866, age 33, single, b. Calif, father b. England, mother b. Australia, bookkeeper, can read, write, speak English. Grandchild Richard B, w,m, b. Oct 1891, age 7, single, b. Calif, father b. Calif, mother b. Ireland, at school, 7 months, can read, write, speak English. (USCen1900Anc T623-105 ED215, p.11A.) 
INFO PROPERTY SALE. Sale of property in San Francisco by the eight Mitchell siblings (or surviving spouses). San Francisco Call, 26 Feb 1902: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS. Joesphine and James J. Mitchell, Annie J. Brennan, Eliza White, Mary A. Farmer, Walter N. and Clarence L. Mitchell and Belle M. Herold (Clapp) (wife of Roderick) to Annie M. Hunker (wife of Andrew), lot on SE corner of Post and Steiner streets, E 27 by S 75, $3500. (SFCallCDN.) 
INFO CEMETERY INFO from Cypress Lawn Cemetery, plot 331D, owner: Mrs. Eliza White. Burial #3. Mary Ann Farmar, d. at age 76-0-2. b. Australia. d. 24 Jan 1909, married, female, d. cancer-intestines. d. at 2236 Post St., SF. Interment #13161 book 2. [no burial date given in this list]. (CypLawn331D 13Oct1975 info.) 
DeathMary Ann Mitchell died 24 January 1909 in San Francisco, California, at age 76. 
INFO FAMILY BIBLE RECORD. Deaths. "Mrs. Mary Ann Farmar Died Jan. 24, 1909 at 2:45 A.M. Sunday Aged 76 years 2 days." (FarMitBible Records, p.7.) 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Jan 1909. FARMAR -- In this city, January 24. Mary A., beloved wife of the late Richard B. Farmar, and mother of Fred C., Mary E., Ada M. and George B. Farmar, a native of Sydney, New South Wales, aged 76 years and 2 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral Tuesday, January 26, at 12:30 o'clock from her late residence 2236 Post street, thence to Grace Episcopal Church, Sacramento and Taylor streets, for services at 1:30 o'clock. Interment, Cypress Lawn Cemetery by electric funeral car from Twenty eighth and Valencia streets at 2:45 o'clock. (SFChronicle 26Jan1909, page 10). -Also San Francisco Call, 25 Jan 1909, p.11 and 26 Jan 1909, p.9. 
INFO NOT FOUND. No probate file per SF Co Clerk Office 27 JUl 1979. 


Richard Broadley Farmar (1822 - 1888)